Eupteryx signatipennis

    Description

    Length 3 to 4 mm A pale whitish Eupteryx species. The vertex and scutellum may be variably dark-marked although the pronotum is uniformly pale. The forewings are relatively plain with only weakly-developed dark markings. There is a small dark spot at the base of the antennae.

    Habitat

    Found on Meadowsweet, usually in damper areas.

    When to see it

    Adult: June to October.

    Life History

    Associated with Meadowsweet.

    UK Status

    Locally common across the UK.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map